Monthly Archives: August 2022

Serial Reader app sends you classic books in small pieces

Some people who struggle to finish a novel may have no problem reading hundreds of Tweets in one sitting. If you can figure it out, you don’t need to trade in your smartphone for an e-reader; an app called serial reader encourages you to consume more fiction by presenting classic …

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The 12th edition of the Bengaluru International Short Film Festival will be held in a hybrid format

The 12th edition of the Bengaluru International Short Film Festival (BISFF) is being held in a hybrid format from August 4-14. Films screened online can be viewed, while the physical event will take place from August 11-14. The BISFF is an official qualifying film festival for the live-action category by …

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4 new “mini-fests” to showcase film, art, books and authors, food, music, theater

A scene from “Adieu, Monsieur Haffman” with (LR) Daniel Auteuil, Sara Giraudeau Gilles Lellouche A new format, featuring four arts and culture mini-fests on long weekends throughout the year, is being introduced to the Tampa Bay area. The mini-fests will replace the annual Jewish Film Festival and Book and Conversation …

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Scribe and Varuna Announce 2022 Fellows

August 9, 2022 @booksandpublishing The 2022 Scribe & Varuna Fellowship recipients have been announced. The scholarship recipients and their projects are: Sam Elkin for ‘Shapeshifting’ Jacqueline Wright for “Beauty and Menace” Nevo Zisin for ‘What we start’. The Scribe & Varuna Fellowships combine a week-long residency at Varuna, the National …

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No software or application can guarantee complete safety for children | Daily Express Online

No software or application can guarantee complete safety for children. Published on: Monday 08 August 2022 From: Sherell Jeffrey Text size: Children surf the Internet. The Managing Director of CyberSecurity Malaysia, Dato’Ts Dr Haji Amirudin Abdul Wahab, was recently contacted by Daily Express regarding three relevant cybersecurity topics in the …

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Genre Roundup: The Best New Audiobooks

Booker’s recently announced Long List this year has garnered much praise for its variety and boldness, and provides plenty for the audio-loving listener. Here are two of the best, with more reviews to come before the price announcement in October. Audrey Magee The colony (Faber, 8:28) presents any narrator with …

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Frank Film: Ben Brown – inspiring a love of reading in young people

Frank Film meets New Zealand’s first Reading Ambassador Te Awhi Rito. Produced with funding from New Zealand On Air. Video / Franck Film For Ben Brown, stories are everything. “They give you the first idea of ​​yourself. “You know, the stories people tell about you is who you are,” Ben …

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The world of a prolific Maltese filmmaker

ELIO LOMBARDI is well known for his many productions and, at 88, is currently working on his 112th film. He talks to Joseph Agius about his career, his many artistic passions, as well as author Mary Attard’s new book about him titled Elio Lombardi – Il-Ħajja Kreattiva Tiegħu. JA: Elio …

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3 Mindanao books among National Book Awards winners

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews/August 06) – Three books on Mindanao are among the 27 winners of the 39e National Book Awards presented by the National Book Development Board (NDBD) and the Manila Critics Circle (MCC). The NBA is an annual event but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it had its last …

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dating app challenges and trends we expect to see in the coming years – Retail Technology Innovation Hub

Love them or hate them, dating apps have become an integral part of our daily lives. Since the early 2010s, apps like Tinder, Hinge, and Bumble have become singles’ first stop when trying to find a romantic partner. And if you’re a user of any of the aforementioned apps or …

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Eagle Archives, August 6, 1952: Old Lee Firm Books Donated to Library by Harvard | Story

Berkshire residents wishing to establish their ancestry’s credit with the former Lee Company of Foote & Rogers can now do so at the Berkshire Library. Librarian Robert G. Newman just received 11 books containing all the facts as a gift from the Harvard School of Business Administration’s Baker Library. These …

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Twitter API: Twitter opens reverse chronological home timeline to app developers

New Delhi: Entangled in an uphill battle against Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Twitter is giving third-party app developers greater access to its reverse chronological timeline, to allow them to retrieve the most recent Tweets and Retweets posted by the authenticated user and the accounts they follow. In an update, the …

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IRL Layoffs: Social messaging app for teens IRL lays off 25% of its workforce

San Francisco: The SoftBank-backed social messaging unicorn IRL (In Real Life), which is hugely popular among teens in the US, has announced the layoff of 25% of its team citing market dynamics. In a memo to employees, IRL CEO and co-founder Abraham Shafi said “we’ve all seen the state of …

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Anti-drag contestant wins, DC shelves its first trans movie character, and JoJo Siwa prefers ‘gay’ to ‘lesbian’: This Week in Queer News

There is a Cats reimagining who sets the tone in the queer ballroom world. [Them] Legislation This section of the newsletter is brought to you in collaboration with the Trans Training ProjectThe newsletter team. The Trans Formations Project is a grassroots organization dedicated to monitoring anti-trans legislation across the United …

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Al-Qaeda-affiliated terrorists in India discovered with sophisticated communications app – The Diplomat

Officials from the al-Qaeda affiliated Ansarul Bangla team who were arrested in Assam, India in July 2022. Credit: special arrangement Advertising Never before have terrorists in India been as technologically savvy as the al-Qaeda-affiliated officials apprehended last month in northeastern India. The arrested officials were equipped with advanced communications software …

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In-Depth Review of Oxide Thin Film Transistor Market Covers Scope, Trends and Future Demands “Fujitsu Limited, Sony Corporation, LG Electronics, Samsung Group”

Detailed Overview of Oxide Thin Film Transistor Market Outlook 2022 This section discusses various aspects of the Oxide Thin Film Transistors industry, including its size, trends, revenue forecast and its latest update: It brought about several changes, this report also covers the impact of the current situation of COVID-19. Request …

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#WordinBlack: Here’s why black kids need black books

By Maya Potiger, word in black While browsing the gift shop at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, librarian Kathy Lester saw a young black girl grab a book and run to her parents. Handing it to them, the girl told them that she had read it …

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The Lewisburg brothers launch their own film at the Campus Theater | Applause

LEWISBURG — It’s impossible not to pick up Manny and Jake Rothman’s excitement as they talk about their new movie, and for good reason. It’s not every day that a local film debuts at a local theater. The Rothman Brothers will premiere their feature debut, ‘Understory’, at 1pm on Sunday …

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Developing a Mobile Phone Application Based on Unstructured Supplementary Services Data to Provide Adolescents with Sexual and Reproductive Health Information: A Human-Centered Design Approach | BMC Medical Research Methodology

The USSD mobile phone application The final print version of the adolescent reproductive health content (Supplemental File 1: Appendix A) was programmed into the web interface provided by Echomobile® for the USSD platform. To open the app, users dialed a 7-digit code on a mobile phone, which then prompted them …

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Melia Frazier needs your help to collect 1,000 miscellaneous books

One Girl Scout is on a mission to diversify the books in local school libraries, and it has collected nearly 300 titles to date. Melia Frazier, 11, said her school had Harry Potter books and the American Girl series, but none of the books featured people who looked like her. …

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Houston-based Inprint celebrates 40 years in the literary arts

HOUSTON, August 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Inprint, from Houston leading literary arts nonprofit, today announced that it has reached its 40th anniversary as a resource for creatives across the city. This milestone reflects the organization’s commitment to the community, serving more than 15,000 readers and writers through literary activities. Inprint …

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Road Trip app brings new twist to Wild Atlantic Way – The Irish Times

Cultural Roadmapp is an Irish road trip app with a difference. Its focus is the Wild Atlantic Way and its creator, Deborah Schull, says it takes curious tourists to places, both literally and imaginatively, that other travel apps don’t reach. “When the Wild Atlantic Way was launched in 2014, I …

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Frances O’Connor’s ‘Emily’ premieres at Toronto Film Festival

The organizers of the Toronto International Film Festival have announced that Emily, a biopic by author Emily Brontë, will debut at the upcoming festival. The film will be one of the few films to screen in Toronto’s emerging Platform program, as well as being director Frances O’Connor’s feature debut. Emily …

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Millennial Egyptian Artists Give Naguib Mahfouz Books a Modern Revamp

Egyptian literary figure Naguib Mahfouz is getting a makeover with a new publisher and a host of millennial artists designing the covers for his classic works. However, the new covers drew a mixed reaction, with some saying the artwork doesn’t do the titles justice and others applauding the adaptation to …

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Automotive Wrap Film Market 2022 – Competitive Benchmarking and Company Profiles – Vvivid Vinyl, 3M, Ritrama, Kay Premium Marking Films

“Detailed Overview of Automotive Wrap Film Market Outlook 2022 This section discusses various aspects of the Automotive Wrap Films industry including its size, trends, revenue forecast and latest update: This has caused several changes, this report also covers the impact of the current situation of COVID-19. Request sample now The …

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A vending machine offers free books to students at North Harlem Elementary

HARLEM, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) — A new addition to North Harlem Elementary School will give students free books, but they must earn them with good behavior. This is the story of “Inchy the Bookworm Machine”. Students at North Harlem Elementary have been rewarded for good behavior before, but never like this. …

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Gary Snyder joins the greats

One of the most influential figures of the San Francisco Renaissance, Gary Snyder, has entered the Library of America, a series that shows the breadth and diversity of our canon with one ambitious new volume after another, even though unfortunately its publishers do not always do so. put merit first. …

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Akshay Kumar’s movie “Ram Setu” has sparked political upheaval in India!

Ram Setu Controversy: Ever since the then Congress-led UPA government filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court claiming that the Valmiki Ramayana, which quotes Ram Setu erected by Lord Rama, lacks scientific and historical authenticity, the controversy surrounding Ram Setu has resurfaced. Discovery Science Channel’s new show, Ram Setu, has …

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17 books at 17 but Adaeze Atuegwu never planned to be a writer

Adaeze Atuegwu took Nigeria by storm when she published seventeen books at age 17 in 1994 and 1995, easily establishing herself as Nigeria’s most prolific youngest best-selling author in the 1990s and early 1990s. 2000s. However, being a writer was not a specific goal she set for herself as a …

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Blonde: The 12 worst accents in cinema, from Ana de Armas in Marilyn Monroe to Anne Hathaway in One Day

Ana de Armas plays the role of Marilyn Monroe in the controversial Netflix film, Blond. The upcoming movie is a fictionalized version of the iconic Hollywood star, but Monroe fans have already found plenty to argue about, after a new trailer was released last week. One of the most glaring …

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